Carboxylic acids

In this lesson, we will be naming and drawing carboxylic acids and describing their properties. We will also be explaining why carboxylic acids are weak acids and their reactions.

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Q1.True or false: Alcohols are insoluble

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Q2.When universal indicator is added to an alcohol, what colour does universal indicator turn?

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Q3.What gas is produced when a group 1 metal reacts with an alcohol?

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Q4.What pH is the pH of a neutral solution?

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Q5.The diagram shows the energy profile diagram for a combustion reaction. The combustion of alcohols is an example of an exothermic reaction because...

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Q6.What are the products of the complete combustion of an alcohol?

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Q7.Which statement best describes an independent variable?

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Q8.What word should you always use when describing a quantity of any liquid?

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Q9.A student wants to investigate the following hypothesis linked to the combustion of alcohol: 'The greater the number of carbon atoms in the alcohol, the more energy is released when they burn'. What is the independent variable?

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Q10.A student wants to investigate the following hypothesis linked to the combustion of alcohol: 'The greater the number of carbon atoms in the alcohol, the more energy is released when they burn'. What is the dependent variable?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 10

Q1.True or false: Alcohols are insoluble

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Q2.When universal indicator is added to an alcohol, what colour does universal indicator turn?

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Q3.What gas is produced when a group 1 metal reacts with an alcohol?

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Q4.What pH is the pH of a neutral solution?

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Q5.The diagram shows the energy profile diagram for a combustion reaction. The combustion of alcohols is an example of an exothermic reaction because...

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Q6.What are the products of the complete combustion of an alcohol?

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Q7.Which statement best describes an independent variable?

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Q8.What word should you always use when describing a quantity of any liquid?

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Q9.A student wants to investigate the following hypothesis linked to the combustion of alcohol: 'The greater the number of carbon atoms in the alcohol, the more energy is released when they burn'. What is the independent variable?

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Q10.A student wants to investigate the following hypothesis linked to the combustion of alcohol: 'The greater the number of carbon atoms in the alcohol, the more energy is released when they burn'. What is the dependent variable?

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Carboxylic acids

This quiz will test your understanding of carboxylic acids and their properties. It also contains revision questions from previous lessons in this topic.

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Q1.What is the functional group in carboxylic acids?

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Q2.What do the name of all carboxylic acids end in?

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Q3.How many carbon atoms does propanoic acid have?

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Q4.True or false: Carboxylic acids are weak acids

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Q5.What gas is produced when a metal carbonate reacts with carboxylic acid?

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Q6.When a carboxylic acid reacts with an alcohol it produces:

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Q7.Revision: What is the functional group in an alkene?

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Q8.Revision: What is the functional group in an alcohol?

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Q9.Revision: When a metal reacts with an alcohol or water, what is produced?

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Carboxylic acids

This quiz will test your understanding of carboxylic acids and their properties. It also contains revision questions from previous lessons in this topic.

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Q1.What is the functional group in carboxylic acids?

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Q2.What do the name of all carboxylic acids end in?

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Q3.How many carbon atoms does propanoic acid have?

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Q4.True or false: Carboxylic acids are weak acids

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Q5.What gas is produced when a metal carbonate reacts with carboxylic acid?

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Q6.When a carboxylic acid reacts with an alcohol it produces:

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Q7.Revision: What is the functional group in an alkene?

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Q8.Revision: What is the functional group in an alcohol?

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Q9.Revision: When a metal reacts with an alcohol or water, what is produced?

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